Matthew T. Naughton

Monash University, Australia

Matthew T. Naughton received his M.B.B.S. and M.D. degrees from the University of Melbourne, Australia. He is a Fellow at the Royal Australasian College Physicians, and is Head of the General Respiratory and Sleep Medicine Service, Alfred Hospital. He was appointed Adjunct Professor, Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences Monash University. He has supervised 12 higher degrees since 1995: 6 Ph.D. degrees, 1 postdoctorate, and 5 honours students. He has published more than 100 manuscripts. His research has focused on sleep, cardiopulmonary disease, and noninvasive positive airway pressure with additional interests in cystic fibrosis, diabetes, obesity, marijuana, instrumentation (oximetry and heart rate variability), optimization of healthcare delivery, and safety to drive. He held a provisional patent for the use of heart rate variability in determining apnoea type in heart failure. He has attracted National Health and Medical Research Council project grants. He has served on the editorial boards of the leading respiratory and sleep journals, including the Peak Respiratory International Journal as well as the Internal Medicine Journal. He has served in an executive committee in all-peer groups relevant to his profession which include the American Thoracic Society, the Australian Sleep Association (President and Scientific Chair), the Thoracic Society of Australia and New Zealand (Scientific Organising Committee, Laboratory, Accreditation Chair). He reviews for 26 respiratory, cardiac, and sleep journals. He has served on the Australian and New Zealand Medical Research Council Review Panels. His contribution to the field of sleep and cardiopulmonary medicine has been recognised by invitations to speak at state, national and international scientific meetings for pulmonology, cardiology, intensive care, pharmacy, anaesthesiology, diabetes, and sleep medicine. He has been involved in teaching all years of medical students, medical, intensive care and emergency medicine registrars, in addition to nursing, physiotherapy, dietetic, pharmacy, and law students.

Biography Updated on 2 December 2010

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